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Spotlight

Acting CFPB director outlines priorities

Dave Uejio, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, plans to prioritize COVID-19 relief for consumers and racial justice issues during his time at the helm of the agency.

News

Delinquent mortgages double during the pandemic

The number of homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments has doubled since the pandemic hit last spring, according to a report released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Acting director: CFPB will prioritize consumer input

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will center consumer voices, wrote Acting Director Dave Uejio in a blog post outlining priorities for the agency’s Division of Consumer Education and External Affairs.

CFPB issues semi-annual report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued its fall 2020 semi-annual report, which covers fall 2019 to summer 2020.

Kraninger resigns at CFPB

Kathy Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has resigned at the request of President Biden.